Yuko is a member of the Energy and Infrastructure Group. Her practice mainly focuses on the development, project financing and secondary transaction of renewable energy projects, including offshore and onshore wind, and solar projects, as well as related permits and real estate work. She also has experience with environmental and fintech matters.
As of February 2022, Yuko has conducted legal due diligence for clients on 41 solar projects (total 1370MW) and 21 wind projects (total 1399MW) in Japan, including Japan’s largest solar project (235MW) and Japan’s largest wind project (121.6MW).
Yuko has been appointed as special member of the Environmental Preservation Committee of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations every year since 2006.
In 2022, Yuko was recognized as a Rising Star for Japan in Projects and Energy: International Firms and Joint Ventures category by Legal 500 Asia Pacific.